PROCESS

sketchbook, studio & process

custom acrylic gouache painting of puppy dog pet portrait wall art home decor
custom acrylic gouache painting of puppy dog pet portrait wall art home decor

PAINTING PROCESS: GUS


process shots help keep me from getting lost on a particular detail before considering the entire painting


acrylic, gouache



hand drawn pencil sketchbook drawing of dog pet portrait contemporary realism

REFERENCE DRAWING


i like to make a reference drawing before beginning each painting - i start by blocking out major value areas, then tighen up with details


graphite



hand drawn pen logo design with botanical drawings and sans serif type by artist Lauren Hess

INVERSE LEATHER


100% of the leather i use is upcycled, often coming from recycling centers, craigslist couches, and leather workers' scraps. i find, clean, cut and sew each piece in my studio in Asheville, NC.


upcycled leather, brass hardware